Filling the Notebook

Friday, December 7, 2012

Well, I finally did it. Usually I fill up one of my Paperblanks notebooks in one year, but this time it took a year and a half. The…

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The Next Big Thing

Saturday, December 1, 2012

A couple of weeks ago my friend Violette Malan invited me to participate in The Next Big Thing Blog Series, which would involve my answering a set of…

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Harold Lamb’s Adventure Fiction

Monday, November 5, 2012

In discussion of my influences I always mention the writer Harold Lamb, but it’s a sad truth that he’s still little known today. That wasn’t always true. A…

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Counting Down

Monday, October 29, 2012

In the next few weeks I’ll be receiving my copies of The Bones of the Old Ones. It’s one thing to hold the advanced reader’s copy. It’s another…

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Music to Write of Arabia

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

I’ve held various career plans over the years, beginning with my ambition to be a double-nought spy, a starship captain, or another Beatle. I also wanted to be…

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I’ve Got a Star!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

I woke up yesterday to discover I’d gotten a starred review at Publisher’s Weekly. Well, not me, but my next book, The Bones of the Old Ones! Here’s…

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The Writing Life

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Things have been a little more quite on the web site here as they’ve gotten busier in the real world. I’m involved in promotional efforts for The Bones…

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Dabir and Asim Contest Winner

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

I want to  thank Periklis Begzos for his winning contest entry. Some weeks ago I asked for titles to name the Dabir and Asim book series, and many…

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The Whys and Wherefores of Convention Going

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

As I was contemplating my departure for Worldcon/Chicon in just a few days, I realized that I was eagerly anticipating the convention. And I wondered how I came…

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Back From GenCon

Monday, August 20, 2012

I returned from my whirlwind trip to GenCon late Saturday night. The four days of GenCon  aren’t long enough to see and do everything, which means that the…

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